The recently enacted sweeping revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) have been decades in the making, but the EPA needed to begin implementing the changes even before the ink of President Obama’s signature dried. Accordingly, just 1 week after enactment, the Agency released its First Year Implementation Plan for the new law, including […]
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“For the first time in 20 years, we are updating a national environmental statute,” said President Obama before signing the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act on Wednesday. The president noted that the updated law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which took effect in 1976 “didn’t quite work the way […]
The Senate voted to pass a bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Bill. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature in order to become law. It’s the first time the Act has been amended in 40 years.